Chicken Bacon "Candy" Bites

These Sweet Chicken Bacon Wraps? These are little pieces of chicken candy. Good God, they are so good. SO. GOOD. Sweet, salty, spicy, bite-sized pieces of YUM.


  • 2 1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts ,cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 pound sliced bacon ,cut into thirds
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or 1/4 tsp for more kick)
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder

Tools you will need:

  • toothpicks
  • tinfoil
  • baking sheet
  • cooling rack
  • nonstick cooking spray


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line a baking sheet pan with foil and place a cooling rack on top. Generously coat the rack with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together the brown sugar, chili powder, and cayenne pepper.
  4. Wrap a slice of bacon around each chicken cube and secure with a toothpick.
  5. Dredge the wrapped chicken in the brown sugar mixture.
  6. Place the chicken pieces on the rack and bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the bacon is crisp.
  7. Serve immediately and force yourself to share!